Essays Tagged: "alcohol and drugs"

Teenagers and jobs

also many psychological aspects that become problems for working students, causing them to rely on alcohol and drugs to make themselves happy while living a busy and stressful youth.Working and going ... Because of this, teenagers find alternative ways of coping with their problems. They use drugs and alcohol to cope with the stress given from their jobs. This is not good for teenagers because it tea ...

(2 pages) 68 1 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Reflective essay on my personal life.

fe, tailing and annoying my brother, is ironically not what to do, but what not to do. Encountering alcohol and drugs at such a young age actually strengthened my abstinence and self-restraint from th ... moke and drink really disgusted me. Therefore, every time I step into an environment with drugs and alcohol, I either leave or try to avoid it as much as possible. Furthermore, I think my social minds ...

(2 pages) 158 1 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Sydney J Harris talks about how people changed during the last decade.

he author Sydney J Harris talks about how people changed during the last decade. Factors like Drugs/Alcohol, Music, and Sports help today's society in drowning themselves in a surreal world and lets t ... among a few, lead people into isolation and work as opiates, dulling any senses of reality.Firstly Alcohol and Drugs both of which are highly addictive and may be bad for ones health. Even though the ...

(3 pages) 36 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Juvenile Crime

s participants becoming younger. Gun violence has spread from urban centers into Suburbia. Drug and alcohol use among adolescents has reached epic proportions. The average age for a juvenile to commit ... . These kids often come from a troubled family with no parental supervision. They get involved with alcohol and drugs because they often have a lack of activities to do to keep them out of trouble. La ...

(2 pages) 108 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Reviews the seriousness of college campus security

many university officials. With recent developments in the world, as well as the rise in the use of alcohol and drugs on campus, security teams have an even more challenging task ahead of them then ev ... sses. All of these examples are integrated into the Fordham system. The misuse or abuse of drugs or alcohol will not be tolerated by the University. Part of Fordham's educational mission is to instruc ...

(2 pages) 63 1 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Teenage life

Now day's people feel they are experienced in all fields in this world. Like, sex, education and alcohol and drugs. Yet they aren't as experienced as they think. I watch calmly at my school friends ... r favorite drink, 45% say its cheap and shop keepers sell it to underage teens because it has a low alcohol content, which it doesn't. 29% say they hate it, but they drink it because it gets you drunk ...

(5 pages) 93 4 4.2 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Drugs and alcoholism

Everbody says they know what alcohol and drugs do to people but I say they don't. They don't know what goes on. The only people t ... s with it. You never really know what to do and how to react to it. My mother was a drug addict and alcoholic all her life. She kept on telling me she would change well guess what she didn't. She had ... he was the worst mother anyone could ask for. Now I have to live with that for the rest of my life. Alcohol can do so much damage to a person that there incoherent that they dont know what is going on ...

(2 pages) 23 1 3.4 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

A Safe Prom Night

make each passing one seem like nothing more than a reoccurring nightmare due to the fatalities of alcohol and drugs. To prevent this from happening it is my duty to tell you students why drinking on ... k sexual behavior which they would avoid if sober.There are many ways to have fun without drugs and alcohol after prom. For example teenagers could buy a bunch of one-use cameras, pass them around to ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

This is an informitive paper about the types of abusive men and explains why they are abusive.

emale murder victims were killed by a current or former partner. Why are so many men abusive? Is it alcohol and drugs or are there other underlying reasons? What causes a man so much rage that they fe ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Adolescent Psychology During The High School Years (Information based on Pruitt, David B. "Your Adolescent")

e, though not as direct, through punishments and pressure to succeed. The desire to experiment with alcohol and drugs enters into most adolescents lives along with sex. It can be very interesting and ... nalize what had happened and are so confused by it, that they do not report it.Like sex, the use of alcohol and drugs has increased as well. A 1991 study conducted by the Surgeon General's office foun ...

(16 pages) 155 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Gambling with today's youth

Today, there are so many addictions that children and students can get involved in. Alcohol and drugs may be the most well known addiction, but many people would not expect that gambli ... can become a gateway to substance abuse. Many children that reported gambling moved on to drugs and alcohol. Also, juvenile delinquency is another road youth gamblers will travel down. Believe it or n ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Recovery Homes in California's Antelope Valley

vering people lay a foundation of coping skills that promote a healthy lifestyle without the use of alcohol and drugs. Often these homes are the only resource for this segment of the population who ar ...

(7 pages) 16 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Violence As It Relates To Illegal Drug Use Among Teenagers

Violence as it Relates To Illegal Drug Use Among Teenagers Teenagers may be involved with alcohol and illegal drugs in various ways. Experimentation with alcohol and drugs during the adolesc ... o feel indestructible and immune to the problems that others experience with their use of drugs and alcohol. Using alcohol and tobacco at a younger age can and will increase the risk of using drugs la ...

(6 pages) 28 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

S.E. Hinton "That Was Then, This Is Now"

rk have been as close as brothers from this moment on, both living in a harsh world of gang fights, alcohol and drugs: "It was great, we were like a bunch of people makin' up one big person, like we t ...

(4 pages) 9 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Problems Occurred By Drugs Alcohol And Girls

ars. However, now all has changed. We are not friends anymore because of the three problems: girls, alcohol and drugs.The first problem happened when we started to meet the same girl. Nobody knew abou ... be friends again. May be if I was a little bit earlier I could help him, but I was too late. Girl, alcohol and drugs are your enemy. I'm glad that I didn't start doing it. But still I hope people won ...

(2 pages) 492 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Drug Abuse

Drug and Alcohol Abuse On the news you hear about people getting severely injured or even killed by o ... ople getting severely injured or even killed by other drivers that have been under the influence of alcohol. You might have heard of a gang shoot out over not having the right kind of or amount of a c ... ht kind of or amount of a certain drug. Why does the united states have a problem with the abuse of Alcohol and drugs? Why are they using drugs and alcohol? Why can't they stop it? There are many fact ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Cause And Effects Of Alcohol

I can do is weep. Now she's in a place where all the angels will be never again will she be with me.Alcohol interferes with messages to a person's brain and alter their emotions, vision, hearing, and ... ffect a person's judgement and can lead to dangerous behavior that can put his or her life at risk. Alcohol can affect a person's well- being, health, and life.However, accidental injuries are one of ...

(4 pages) 79 0 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Death Penalty

l. He got together with another juvenile about his age an and older man who supplied the youth with alcohol and drugs.All three were high while driving down a South Carolina road when they came upon a ...

(4 pages) 555 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law


e alos signs. Loss of apatite that could turn into bulima or anerexia. Teenages are likley to abuse alcohol and drugs.There are three different types of depressionkids have a problem with. The first i ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


Alcohol, probably the oldest drug known, has been used since the earliest societies for which record ... type consumed in drinking. In its pure form it is a clear substance with little odor. People drink alcohol in three main kinds of beverages: beers, wines, and distilled beverages. Drinkers may become ... ry to conclude stating that there are many factors that cause adolescents to try or start drinking. Alcohol is very addictive and can cause many problems. There are many effects of alcohol. The effect ...

(13 pages) 52 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol